This is an analysis of the poem Trinket Whipped Ways that begins with:

None felt alive,
Unless something deemed of value...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXX aabaXcbdaXa dadXXXca c Xcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,11,8,1,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101 01101010 011101100 101 11111001 0101011 10010110101 101010100100 110010011101 111100010 100010 1010010001 1110001 01001111110 1111100101 10111101011 0110001011010 010101 1101 01100111 1100101010101 010100110 01101101 110010101 01011010101 101011011
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 189
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Trinket Whipped Ways;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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